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Professional International Women's Squash Tournament in DC August 16-19

$15K WISPA Squash On Fire Series 2012 Igniting Women's Squash in DC

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Aug. 3, 2012 - PRLog -- WASHINGTON, DC – The Women’s International Squash Player’s Association (WISPA) and Squash on Fire, DC’s soon-to-be largest squash facility slated to open in 2015, will host the WISPA Squash on Fire Series 2012 on Thursday, August 16 – Sunday, August 19 at the Sports Club/LA. First round matches begin on Thursday 8/16 at 4:00 p.m. and will play through Sunday 8/19 at 12:00 noon for the championship round.  Tournament highlights include DC native Camille Lanier, 18, competing in this adult professional tournament.  The three top-ranked U.S. women competing in this international tournament are:
•   Latasha Khan (age 39) of Seattle, WA: ranked #25 in the world
•   Kristen Lange (age 24) of San Diego, CA: ranked #66 in the world
•   Camille Lanier (age 18) of Washington, DC: ranked #8 in U.S. (Junior Women 19 & Under)

        The event is free to watch. Seeded to clash in the Final are Samantha Teran, World # 13/Mexico #1 and Sarah Kippax, World #23/England #4. The WISPA Squash on Fire Series 2012 Tournament will showcase the skill, power, precision and fitness of these amazing athletes as they battle for one of the largest cash prizes for Women’s Squash in DC in the last decade.

Where:    The Sports Club/LA
1170 22nd Street, NW
Washington DC 20037

Schedule of Matches:                                    

Round of 16          August 16     4:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Quarterfinals         August 17     4:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Semifinals             August 18     4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Championship     August 19    12:00 noon

        For tournament updates and match results, please visit www.westendsquash.com. For player bios, please visit www.wispa.net.
Sponsored by  
Squash on Fire, The Gould Property Company
and The Sports Club/LA

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